This presentation gives an overview of Auditory Processing Disorder (APD) in schools. Everything from red flags, referrals, and practical interventions will be discussed.
Course created on September 28, 2022
- After this course, participants will be able to identify “red flags” to refer students for additional APD testing.
- After this course, participants will be able to identify the three areas of support needed for students with APD in schools.
- After this course, participants will be able to name at least one intervention in the areas of compensatory strategies, managing the environment, and direct intervention.
|0-5 Minutes||Introduction and Red Flags in the School|
|5-20 Minutes||Referral, Tools for Diagnosis, Diagnosis|
|20-25 Minutes||Managing the Environment|
|25-30 Minutes||Compensatory Strategies|
|30-50 Minutes||Direct Treatment|
|50-60 Minutes||Summary and Q&A|
Gail M. Whitelaw, Ph.D., is a clinical associate professor in the AuD program and the director of the Speech-Language-Hearing Clinic at The Ohio State University in Columbus, OH. Her areas of clinical interest are tinnitus, auditory perception in children and adults, educational audiology, and working with people with HD (hearing deficits-- those with functional auditory complaints). She has consulted to many school districts throughout the county. Dr. Whitelaw has also worked with children and their families in developing educational plans and goals for children with auditory processing disorders.
Kristine Ratliff is the Hearing Impaired Specialist for Dublin City Schools in Dublin, Ohio. She has a B.A. and M.Ed. in Deaf Education from the Ohio State University, and a Certificate of Auditory Learning (First Years) from the University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill. She’s a certified Listening and Spoken Language Specialist- Auditory Verbal Educator, and has 24 years experience teaching students with hearing loss, preschool through 12th grade.
Financial: Kristine Ratliff is an employee of Dublin City Schools. She received an honorarium for this course. Non-financial: Kristine Ratliff has no relevant non-financial relationships to disclose.
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